EBuh­leni fac­tion ac­cepts royal in­vi­ta­tion

The New Age (KwaZulu-Natal) - - Front Page - SI­BONGISENI MA­PHU­MULO prov­inces@the­newage.co.za

THE tus­sle over the lead­er­ship of the Nazareth Bap­tist Church (Shembe) has not stopped the eBuh­leni fac­tion from ac­cept­ing a royal in­vi­ta­tion to at­tend the fifth Sab­bath and Umgidi Royal Cer­e­mony at the eNyokeni Royal Palace this week­end.

Thou­sands will at­tend the cer­e­monies to usher in the first fruit fes­ti­val, com­menc­ing on Novem­ber 29 at eNyokeni.

Com­bined cel­e­bra­tions be­gan in 2013 af­ter the Shembe rec­on­ciled with king Good­will Zwelithini af­ter the king’s was barred from see­ing the leader prophet Vim­beni Shembe be­fore his death.

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